World Music Day 2021 and me…

Music is a system of communication involving structured sounds produced by members of a community that communicate with other members - Anthony SeegerThus, structured sounds, which we consider as means of communication, are the gene of a community, a society, a civilisation. can we even imagine a life without those sounds? A life without music? …

Goalpariya Lokgeet: Journey of a Genre Blog 1: The Genre

This is about a journey of a song genre of Assam, a state in the north eastern part of India. The genre is known as Goalpariya Lokgeet. I have been trying to study the journey of this song genre from the local to a more popular pan-Assamese mainstream song genre and the role of important …